Raosaheb Patil Danve, was appointed as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President of Maharashtra on 6 January 2015. He is the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in Narendra Modi-led NDA government.
He was appointed as the Party President for the Maharashtra Unit by BJP’s National President Amit Shah.
59-year-old, Danve succeeded Devendra Fadnavis who at present is serving Maharashtra as its Chief Minister. Earlier, he had served the party as vice-president in Maharashtra.
About Raosaheb Patil Danve
• Danve is the Member of Parliament from Jalna Parliamentary constituency of Maharashtra
• He has been an MLA (twice) from Bhokardan assembly constituency
• He was actively associated with the cooperative movement of the state
Who: Raosaheb Patil Danve
When: 6 January 2015